Save the annual license costs incurred for using operating systems, business productivity applications, and other common infrastructure systems, by federally sponsering, contributing, coordinating, supporting, and standardizing on an open source operating system, open source business productivity software, and other standard IT applications. Similar to foreign governments creating their versions of operating systems. By providing and distributing a standard open source image it could save the costs incurred at branch offices to create, distribute, standardize, and secure local workstations and servers. It would provide more incentive for application developers companies to develop to an open source operating system.
Agreed2 years ago